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Welcome to Team AfSU! We thank you for taking an interest in applying to join our team and help assist students across the country. To apply for any vacant role, please send an email to [email protected] with the following format:
"Position Name - Application" e.g. BOD1/AfSU/1 Secretary to the Board of Directors - Application
Please attach your latest CV to the email alongside a brief statement of interest outlining your motivations and reasons for joining Team AfSU. To find out more about what we do, visit our website https://afsu.org.
By AdinCreates social media posts using software like Canva. May be involved in the processes of making logos and other multimedia items. TikToks, reels and other form of video would also be something that a member of this team would be interested in. This post is for individuals interested in multimedia and holds good knowledge about social media and is happy to interact with people on a daily basis. We'd recommend the following characteristics for individuals interested in this role:
Strong knowledge of Instagram, LinkedIn & Facebook. Confident in using these applications and can generate content for them as given by Subject Tutors and/or Operations leads. Ability to communicate with people by responding to messages, emails and other forms of communication mediums used. Knowledge of Canva is a benefit however not a requirement: we are happy to teach applicants in how to use Canva however we'd like for applicants to demonstrate knowledge of design and post creation. Strong sense of teamwork, leadership and creativity. Must be proactive and happy to dedicate time to the work they produce.
Position: BM1/AfSU/2 Brand & Marketing Officer (BMO)
Number of places: 2
By AdinBOD2/AfSU/4 Policy Writer & Advisor
The AfSU Board of Directors is responsible for the management of the union. They are the designated body of leadership and will oversee all activities this union undertakes. By becoming a Policy Writer & Advisor, you will assist AfSUs Leadership Team and will be part of managing the union's activities.
As a Policy Writer & Advisor, you will be helping write key documents for the union. These may include master policies, team directives and general management directives. We’d recommend someone who holds an interest in writing documents that are wordy apply to this post.
Recommended that you hold some knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel. You must be able to dedicate time to the AfSU project where required and it is recommended you hold prior knowledge/experience of AfSU activities.
For examples of the types of documents we may create here at AfSU, please refer to: https://afsu.org/constitution
Position: BOD2/AfSU/4 Policy Writer & Advisor
Number of places: 2
By AdinThe Operations Department focuses on covering the following areas: (a) the creation and management of events, workshops and all other AfSU
initiatives (b) the sub-management of resources, allocating funding and ensuring the continuity of AfSU services (c) managing personnel within the organisation through ensuring the upkeep of team morale (d) ensuring that AfSU remains a healthy and fun environment to work in and be
part of (e) To allocate resources based around the needs of our members.
We'd recommend applicants hold the following characteristics:
Strong sense of belonging and working with a team. Keen on gaining experience and knowledge of hosting events with large groups of people (usually 100+). Happy to invest time into making AfSU events successful whilst maintaining a balanced amount of work. Coming up with unique solutions presented by logistical challenges. The applicant should be someone who enjoys solving complex issues surrounding operational needs/requirements. Flexible with their time.
Position: OP1/AfSU/1 Operations Officer
Number of places: 2
By AdinSubject Tutors (ST) are responsible for assisting students who contact AfSU for help and assist them using the subject team they have been allocated to. The ST usually performs the following roles, but is not limited to:
(a) assisting in the running and maintenance of events/workshops held by AfSU; (b) assisting the Senior Subject Tutor for their group and helping students on a day-to-day basis with what they need (this may involve UCAS Help (interviews, personal statement reviews and the like)); (c) holding events or being involved in conferences; (d) reports to the Senior Subject Tutor for their team. We recommend STs have the following skill sets:
Strong sense of belonging and working with a team. Keen on gaining experience and knowledge of hosting events with large groups of people (usually 100+). Happy to invest time into making AfSU events successful whilst maintaining a balanced amount of work. Happy to work with younger students who require help with their academic lives. Able to dedicate time to this and assist people to the best of their ability. Flexible with their time. Able to communicate on and use Discord/Word/Excel. The ST is a voluntary, unpaid position however AfSU can be used as a reference point on CVs/LinkedIn. Joining AfSU also means you have access to internship and other academic opportunities unique to AfSU. You'll also be joining a community of like minded people who have similar goals and interests to yourself.
Position: OP1/AfSU/2 Subject Tutor
Number of places: 1